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Winter, Suddenly

Monday it was 80° and Denver was bathed in the bright yellow sunlight of autumn.

Tuesday night it started to snow.

Yesterday morning on the way to work it looked like this:

If it seems a little jarring, well, it is.  But this whipsaw of weather is also one of Colorado's great charms in my opinion, that you can have snow on red leaves, or conversely, short-sleeves weather in February.  It gives us a communal experience of nature, something to talk about, something to look forward to.  It means we never bury our cute winter hats too deep in the basement because we wouldn't want to miss the opportunity to look like this:

Reader Comments (7)

DAMN that lady in the photo is gorgeous.

October 27, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterst

We have cold, gray rain here in Ohio. I always say that I would rather have snow than rain.

Maybe not.

Thanks for that reminder.

October 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrenda

Oh, I adore the tree picture! Wonderful photo!

October 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEva

I know that this will be the case here in Minnesota soon enough. Winter is one of my favorite seasons for a bunch of reasons. I'm excited to see it come now.

Thanks for your kind words over on my blog. You were there when I needed some encouragement and a kind kick in the butt to keep moving. It worked. Thank you!

October 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJane

That's some beautiful simplicity in your first shot and a lovely, happy portrait rounds out a great post. Stay warm!

October 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChristopher


October 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDeb

Gotta love that crazy Colorado weather. Beautiful shot of the trees.

October 28, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKristina

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